Who won Magny vs Neal?
Neil Magny beat Geoff Neal by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Vegas 26, on Saturday 8th May 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Neil Magny.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Magny vs Neal stats
Neil Magny stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Geoff Neal made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Neal had a massive power advantage over Magny, boosting at 62% knock out percentage over Magny's 29%.
Neil Magny was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Magny had a height advantage of 4 inches over Neal. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Magny was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years earlier than Neal, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 51 more professional rounds, 85 to Neal's 34.
Magny vs Neal form
Neil Magny had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Michael Chiesa on 20th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had beat Robbie Lawler on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Anthony Rocco Martin on 6th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Jingliang Li on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Santiago Ponzinibbio on 17th November 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Magny's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Neal's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.